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New York Times editor apologized on Thursday for prior anti-Semitic tweets, following a report earlier in the day from Breitbart.

“I have deleted tweets from a decade ago that are offensive. I am deeply sorry,” posted politics editor Tom Wright-Piersanti on his Twitter page, which is currently private.

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He reportedly tweeted in 2010, “I was going to say ‘Crappy Jew Year,’ but one of my resolutions is to be less anti-Semitic. So… HAPPY Jew Year. You Jews.”

The previous year, in response to a picture of a vehicle with a Hanukkah menorah attached to a roof, commonly seen during holiday time, he tweeted, “Who called the Jew-police?”

The Zionist Organization of America has called for Wright-Piersanti’s termination and for the outlet “to conduct an internal editorial review of every piece of content that Wright-Piersanti has been involved in publishing during his five plus years with the Times, for anti-Semitic bias, and to take all necessary corrective actions regarding that content.”

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